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2 shot in Mohave County; witnesses sought

Posted at 2:24 PM, Jun 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-04 17:29:20-04

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is searching for people involved after two people were injured in a shooting early Saturday.

Around 4:35 a.m., deputies responded to a shooting in the Fort Mohave area.

When officers arrived a man was found with a gunshot wound to his torso. He was transported to Valley View Medical Center in Fort Mohave and later flown to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. His condition is unknown.

Another man was later found and treated at Valley View for a gunshot wound to the leg. He is in stable condition.
Witnesses said there was a large party at the location when the shooting occurred.

Upon the deputies arrival, numerous subjects had left the residence including a person who reportedly took one of the weapons involved. That person was later contacted and a search for the weapon is ongoing.  

Another person was treated for a laceration but it is unknown how the injury occurred. This person is in stable condition.

The investigation is continuing and any witnesses are encouraged to contact the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234.  

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said names of the involved parties are being withheld at this time until the investigation is complete.